Tag: Relatives

Unique Ways to Contact Biological Family Members

If you were adopted as a child, and especially if you were very young, you probably don’t know much about your biological family members. However, as you get older, you might want to learn more. The thing is, if you don’t have a lot of experience searching for people, it can be very difficult to Read More…

Adoption Information Laws

If you’re an adoptee searching for information about your biological family, you may have a hard time determining where to start. Where do you get information? Your first thought may be to go through the legal system. After all, legally adopted individuals should have a trail that can lead back to biological parents. Unfortunately, it’s Read More…

How to Keep Elderly Relatives Safe at Home

As your loved ones start to age and lose some of their mobility, it’s important to figure out how much care they may need, and by whom. Except in cases of extreme physical or mental disability, it is probably not necessary for an elderly family member to move into a nursing home. But what can Read More…

3 Scams That Mostly Affect the Elderly

Scams can affect anyone, regardless of age. It doesn’t matter if you’re 18 or 80; if a scammer thinks you’re a good target, that scammer might try to hook you. However, older people tend to be disproportionately affected by scams, even though they make up a smaller percentage of the population. There are many reasons Read More…

How to Stay in Touch with Family

Although you were probably in contact with many of your extended family members growing up, those relationships can wane when you grow up. As you grow up and move out of the house to college, various excursions and eventually your own home, it can be difficult to stay in touch. However, technological advances over the Read More…

How to Find Your Estranged Relatives

Being estranged from a family member can be difficult for everyone involved. After all, family is an important part of life, and not being able to access that fully can lead to stress. It can be even harder if you two became estranged after a difficult incident. Not having closure, or regret over how you Read More…

Are You Actually Reconnecting with a Lost Relative?

Reconnecting with an extended family member can be very comforting. And it’s a great way to forge new friendships within your family. Whether you’ve fallen out of touch or something happened to cause the disconnect, it’s nice to feel a connection to lost members of your family. However, especially if the other party reached out Read More…

Ways to Find People Before (and After) Graduation

It’s that time of year: senior-itis has hit, caps and gowns are for sale in the bookstore, and you’re getting ready to say goodbye to a familiar place. Graduation is exciting, but it also means losing contact with people you see all the time. You’ve likely met a ton of people, but probably haven’t been Read More…

How to Build a Family Tree with Little Information

Plenty of people want to learn more about their family history. After all, the prospect of learning more about your family, especially if you already don’t know much, is very exciting. However, building a family tree with minimal information is difficult, simply because you don’t have much to go on. When you don’t know your Read More…

A Guide to Reconnecting with an Estranged Family Member

Family is an incredibly important part of most people’s lives. A healthy familial relationship is fulfilling, and many people find comfort in their family long after they’ve struck out on their own. However, that’s not always the case. Whether because of personal differences, neglect, or just a lack of communication, some people become estranged from Read More…